I was startled awake by a fire alarm at around 2:30 this morning, and haven’t been able to get back to sleep.
I got up to get my half-pint of Ben and Jerry’s EmpowerMint ice cream from the freezer but I just realized I already finished it last night. God damn it.
I heard reading helps make you sleepy but my perusal through this Buzzfeed conspiracy theory about how Leonardo DiCaprio might be a human-dog hybrid isn’t helping.
I’ve given up on trying to sleep so I’m just gonna walk around for a while.
People watching on Low Steps was fun until an old witch crone tried to sell me the blood of a SEAS freshman who fell into the enchanted Delacorte Fountain next to Hamilton.
I’ve been trapped in a conversation with the Halal Guy for 20 minutes and he’s nice and all but I just want my lamb over rice.
I’m staying aware of the political turmoil and racial conflict in the United States and around the world
Being woke isn’t just about being proactive about my own obstacles, it’s also about using my privilege to empower others.
A way to keep myself informed is to get my information from a variety of sources, including reputable news outlets and books.
I’m keeping myself active in challenging systematic injustices, like participating in protests and walkouts.
You have to stay vigilant on behalf of others. Watching out for other people is key to dismantling oppressive systems.
Most importantly, reaching out to your neighbors is a critical step in building our communities to defend ourselves.
In Other News
“What the hell am I supposed to tell people…‘I'm from the Northeast'? Like I’m just gonna lump Rhode Island in there too? Jesus Christ.”
"As of press time, a full four minutes after class was supposed to end, Timmons was seen transitioning into an involved monologue about the finer points of Thucydides’ sexuality."
"At first I thought it was strange that he seemed to be tuning the piano, which seemed to be in working condition; but real Hell broke loose when we realized the doors were locked."
"It’s time for us to start including people from all walks of life: Kyle's, Anderson's, maybe even a Quinn if we’re feeling adventurous. Literally just one person that isn’t named Dylan. That’d be ill.”
"We looked into each other’s eyes, and then we both knew, just like that. It felt so natural. It was a really special moment.”
"President Bollinger has already announced a rare Monday holiday to commemorate the student's brave achievement."
"Items found at the scene included a copy of Walter Benjamin’s Illuminations, 15 pairs of rose-colored sunglasses, five inflatable palm trees (deflated), three Pax vaporizers, and a bust of David."
"Gutierrez is currently accepting students for his four-hour seminar entitled 'How to Intersperse Sophisticated Words to Augment Your Intellectual Comportment.' It takes place on Sunday, October 14th from 2–5 p.m. in the Carman basement lounge."
"Bruce Portnoy CC '20 has fully embraced an existence stripped of any enjoyment, spending hours upon hours in his room, loudly wishing those in the Floor Lounge 'would just stop it.'"
"I downloaded the app, uploaded a picture of my abs, and soon enough my FroSci teacher was asking if I was circumcised!”